- Two New Studies Show Decipher Genomic Prostate Cancer Test Charts Best Course of Treatment and Influences Patient Outcomes
September 15 2014 8:30 PM ET
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GenomeDx Biosciences today announced data from two new studies presented at the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting demonstrate the ability of its Decipher® Prostate Cancer Classifier, a genomic test capable of predicting aggressiveness of prostate cancer, to influence treatment decisions and improve patient outcomes for prostate cancer patients following surgery.
- Global Science & Technology, Inc. Awarded GSA OASIS Small Business Contract
September 15 2014 8:21 PM ET
GREENBELT, Md., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Science & Technology, Inc. (GST), a leading innovator of scientific products and services for satellite and weather systems, was awarded the government-wide One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services (OASIS) from the General Services Administration (GSA) Federal Acquisition Service (FAS). GST was selected to provide the government best-value solutions for complex professional service requirements in the Small Business (SB) category in Pool 4.
- Japanese Global Health Fund Awards $33.5 Million in Grant Investments in Less Than a Year to Develop Vaccines and Drugs for Neglected Diseases
September 15 2014 8:01 PM ET
TOKYO, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Global Health Innovative Technology Fund (GHIT Fund), a new public health partnership that is bringing Japanese know-how and investment to the global fight against infectious diseases, today announced seven grant investments totaling US$15.3 million to speed the development of promising drugs and vaccines to battle three insect-borne diseases—malaria, dengue and Chagas disease.
- Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of TRW Automotive Holdings Corp.
September 15 2014 7:40 PM ET
NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harwood Feffer LLP (www.hfesq.com) is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. ("TRW" or the "Company") (NYSE: TRW) concerning the proposed acquisition of the Company by ZF Friedrichshafen ("ZF").
Under the terms of the transaction, ZF would acquire TRW for approximately $13.5 billion and TRW shareholders would receive $105.60 in cash for each share of TRW owned.
- Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of CommVault Systems, Inc.
September 15 2014 7:40 PM ET
NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harwood Feffer LLP (www.hfesq.com) is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of CommVault Systems, Inc. ("CommVault" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: CVLT), concerning whether the board has breached its fiduciary duties to shareholders.
- Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of Taminco Corporation
September 15 2014 7:40 PM ET
NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harwood Feffer LLP (www.hfesq.com) is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of Taminco Corporation ("Taminco" or the "Company") (NYSE: TAM) concerning the proposed acquisition of the Company by Eastman Chemical Company ("Eastman").
Under the terms of the transaction, Eastman would acquire Taminco for approximately $2.8 billion and Taminco shareholders would receive $26 in cash for each share of Taminco owned.
- In Case You Missed It: SF Chronicle Opposes Prop 46 As "Flawed," "Misdirected" And "Decidedly Cynical," Says No On 46
September 15 2014 7:30 PM ET
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the No on 46 campaign announced that the editorial board of the San Francisco Chronicle has taken a position of "NO" on Proposition 46, stating "voters should reject this flawed measure."
In opposing Prop 46, the Chronicle joins every other major daily newspaper in California to take a position on Proposition 46 to date – Contra Costa Times, Oakland Tribune, Sacramento Bee and San Jose Mercury News.
- Alere Responds To Letter From Former Executives
September 15 2014 7:28 PM ET
WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR) (the "Company" or "Alere"), a global leader in infectious disease, toxicology, cardiology and diabetes products and services, today confirmed that a group of former executives, led by former CEO Ron Zwanziger, filed a Schedule 13D with the Securities and Exchange Commission and subsequently sent a letter to Gregg J. Powers, Chairman of the Board, requesting one month of due diligence in an effort to secure financing to make a bona fide offer for the Company.
- XChange Events Hosting Hundreds of Midmarket CIOs at Midsize Enterprise Summit West
September 15 2014 7:02 PM ET
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- Insomniac's 4th Annual Electric Daisy Carnival, Orlando Unveils Exciting Lineup and New Production Details
September 15 2014 7:01 PM ET
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Insomniac, the company behind the dance music festival Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) Orlando, announced the names of over 60 artists that will be performing at the 4th annual edition of the festival. EDC Orlando will transform Tinker Field for two spectacular nights on Friday, November 7th and Saturday, November 8th featuring an eclectic mix of musical acts across three breathtaking stages.
- Northrop Grumman Announces Scott Harris as Head of Aerospace Programs, Australia
September 15 2014 7:00 PM ET
CANBERRA, Australia, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) announced today that Scott Harris has been named head of aerospace programs, within Northrop Grumman Australia. In this role, Harris will be responsible for representing all Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems Sector operations throughout Australia and the region.
Harris will report directly to Northrop Grumman Australia Chief Executive Ian Irving, with strategic responsibility to Mary Glickman, the director of international strategic positioning within the Aerospace Systems Sector.
- CONVERSANT SHAREHOLDER ALERT - The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Investigates the Sale of Conversant, Inc. to Alliance Data Systems Corporation - CNVR
September 15 2014 6:33 PM ET
NEW YORK, Sept.15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Law Offices of Vincent Wong are investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of Conversant, Inc. (NasdaqGS: CNVR) ("Conversant") in connection with the sale of the Company to Alliance Data Systems Corporation ("ADS") (NYSE: ADS).
Click here to learn about the case: http://docs.wongesq.com/CNVR-Info-Request-Form-398. There is no cost or obligation to you.
- CUSIP ID Request Volume Projects Possible Slowdown in U.S. and International Corporate Securities Issuance
September 15 2014 6:26 PM ET
NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CUSIP Global Services (CGS) today announced the release of its CUSIP Issuance Trends Report for August 2014. The report, which tracks the issuance of new security identifiers as an early indicator of debt and capital markets activity, suggests a possible hiccup in new global corporate securities issuance and increases in municipal bond issuance over the next several weeks.
- Trident And Oral Health America Spread More "Smiles Across America" By Giving Consumers A Way To Help Provide Dental Care To Underserved Children
September 15 2014 6:23 PM ET
EAST HANOVER, N.J., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oral Health America (OHA), a national non-profit organization working to educate Americans about the importance of dental care to overall health and well-being, along with original sponsor Trident®, is expanding its 10th anniversary celebration for the Smiles Across America® (SAA) program. Trident has supported Oral Health America's SAA program for the past 10 years by donating more than two million dollars to help underserved kids receive dental care, and is now giving consumers across the country a chance to help the cause.
- TRW AUTOMOTIVE HOLDINGS CORP. SHAREHOLDER ALERT - The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Investigates the Sale of TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. to ZF Friedrichshafen AG - TRW
September 15 2014 6:21 PM ET
NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Law Offices of Vincent Wong are investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (NYSE: TRW) ("TRW Automotive") in connection with the sale of the Company to ZF Friedrichshafen AG.
Click here to learn about the case: http://docs.wongesq.com/TRW-Info-Request-Form-396. There is no cost or obligation to you.
- Voya Infrastructure, Industrials and Materials Fund Declares Quarterly Distribution
September 15 2014 6:20 PM ET
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Voya Investments, LLC announced the quarterly distribution on the common shares of one of its closed-end funds: Voya Infrastructure, Industrials and Materials Fund (NYSE: IDE) (the "Fund").
With respect to the Fund, the distribution will be paid on October 15, 2014, to shareholders of record on October 3, 2014. The ex-dividend date is October 1, 2014. The distribution per share for the Fund is $0.405.
- Finjan Provides Update On Federal Circuit Ruling - Legacy Symantec Corp., Websense, Inc., Sophos Inc. Case
September 15 2014 6:20 PM ET
NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Finjan Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: FNJN), a technology company committed to enabling innovation through the licensing of its intellectual property, today provides an update on the case Finjan, Inc. v. Symantec Corp., Websense, Inc., Sophos Inc.: CAFC-13-1682 ("The Appeal").
- PCORI Board Approves Draft Proposal for Peer Review and Release of Primary Research Findings
September 15 2014 6:16 PM ET
WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved for public comment PCORI's proposed process for peer review and public release of its primary research findings. The public comment period opens today and runs through Friday, Nov. 7.
- Basic Energy Services to Present at Imperial Capital's Eighth Annual Global Opportunities Conference
September 15 2014 6:08 PM ET
FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Basic Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE: BAS) announced today that its management will be presenting at Imperial Capital's Eighth Annual Global Opportunities Conference to be held in New York City on September 18, 2014.
- Crunchmaster® Announces Recipe Contest Winner
September 15 2014 6:02 PM ET
LOVES PARK, Ill., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crunchmaster®, America's #1 selling brand of gluten free crackers, announced today that Strawberry Cheesecake Minis, a recipe created by Tamar P., is the grand prize winner of its competition for the best, original, gluten free recipes.